June 18, 2013 -- Updated 1828 GMT (0228 HKT)
Iran, South Korea and Australia all book a place in next year's FIFA World Cup following a dramatic final round of group matches in Asian qualifying.
"I think the younger generation wants to make a change," says Yael Lee-Weiss, who is helping to bring Israelis and Palestinians together through a football scheme that involves children from countries around the world.
No European team has ever won a World Cup in South America, but that could likely change next year, says CNN's John Sinnott.
Tahiti's players celebrate their historic goal but the South Pacific minnows cannot prevent African champions Nigeria completing a 6-1 win in the Confederations Cup Monday.
Will Brazil be ready?
With a year to go, CNN's Shasta Darlington looks at if Brazil will be ready to host the World Cup.